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Case 1 – Trait Perspective – Subira 1.What do McRae and Costa mean by introversion and extraversion? Is Subira introverted or extraverted? Find examples in the case to support your answer. Extraversion refers to outwardness and sociability. Intraversion refers to being shy or bashful. Individuals are high scorer when they are sociable, active, talkative, fun loving and optimistic. And they are low scorer when they are reserved, sober, retiring, and quite. In the passage, we learn that Subira is more reserved around her friends and her boy friend. She is more extraverted when called upon to act. Her friends although consider her shy. I consider her more introverted when she is her real self. So, Subira is a little bit introverted and…show more content…
It bothers her that the other girls who are auditioning are thinner than she is. 3. What do McRae and Costa mean by openness to experience? Would Subira score high or low on this dimension? Find examples in the case to support your answer. Openness the experience implies strongly a person who is acquiring intellect. Individuals are high scorer in this trait when they are curious, broad interests, creative, imaginative, and untraditional. And they are low scorer when they are conventional, down-to-earth, narrow, interests, unartistic, unanalytical. Subira seems to be mostly interested in things that are relevant in her life and how it applies to her striving to be a successful actress one day. Some examples are the way she dresses differently at times. She loves going to Greenwich Village to observe people there. The observations that she makes give her more ideas from which to choose in order to better develop both her craft and her characters. I give Subira a high rating in attempting to fully develop her characters that she will be called upon one day in a performance. 4. What do McRae and Costa mean by agreeableness? Would Subira score high or low on this dimension? Find examples in the case to support your answer. Agreeableness is trusting in other individuals, straightforward and honest communication, altruistic and cooperative behavior, and compliance rather than defiance, modesty and humility, as well as tender, sympathetic attitudes. Individuals

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